Articles by tag: freighting

How High Demand Seasons Affect Freighting

Alex Azeredo says

With the boom of e-commerce over the last decade, there is always a need for well-stocked fleets of trucks on the road. But when produce and crops are ready for harvest, the demand for the armada expands even more. It may not be noticeable to the average consumer, but these busy seasons put a […]

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Will Intermodal Transit Replace the Trucking Industry?

America relies on its trucking industry to get goods from coast to coast and everywhere in between. In fact, 75 percent of the American freight industry is reliant on trucks. But what if it did not have to be that way? What if there was an alternative to transporting goods; a greener mode of […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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IDC Smart Cities Awards: Edge Computing is Helping Virginia Beach Tackle its Flooding Crisis
April 11, 2024

In remote and disaster-prone areas, the rapid deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies coupled with artificial intelligence (AI) has opened new vistas for emergency management and community safety in smart cities. These leading IoT deployments, highlighted at the recent announcement of the IDC Smart Cities Awards winners, solidified the role that edge computing […]

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Next Gen 911 Doesn’t Have a Final Destination, But Lack of Funding is Slowing the Adoption Journey
April 11, 2024

The transformation of emergency response systems through Next Gen 911 represents a critical evolution in public safety technology, enhancing emergency response capabilities with features like GPS tracking, live video, and real-time translation. As we move away from the outdated copper wire systems first implemented in the 1960s, the disparity between our personal devices and […]

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Tax Incentives Are Key for Green Commercial Vehicle Adoption
April 11, 2024

The push toward greener logistics is gaining traction as concerns about environmental sustainability and climate change continue to grow. Traditional diesel-powered vehicles, long the backbone of the freight industry, are increasingly seen as unsustainable. The introduction of zero-emission vehicles like electric and hydrogen trucks is a promising step, but these technologies face significant barriers […]

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